Features October 2023

Alison Ingenito – OptimumProp

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Multi-family residential property management needn’t be a heartless pursuit. So emphasizes Alison Ingenito, who backs up her claim with a slew of anecdotes, including one about keeping together a disabled veteran and his dog. That man may have taken some liberties on the housing front, Ingenito concedes. He was, after all, living in a no-pets […]

Colby Conforti – Mia Aesthetics

Est. reading time: 5 mins

It was a fantastic opportunity for Mia Aesthetics and its charitable foundation to give back to the community after six years of steady growth. In September, a team of two plastic surgeons and 10 staff journeyed to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. There, they spent several days performing pro bono reconstructive breast surgeries for 10 women who […]

Alyson Korman – Pace University

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Alyson Korman has literally gone back to school in her legal career. As assistant general counsel for Pace University, which has campuses in Lower Manhattan as well as in Westchester County north of New York City, Korman has been tasked with many legal roles. Most notable are her efforts in helping the university’s entrepreneurial center […]

Jared Wood – Sellmark Corp.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

With its wide array of accessories and equipment, such as thermal and night vision technology, daytime optics, tripods, laser sights, flashlights and ballistic protection products, Sellmark Corp. helps hunters and outdoor enthusiasts make the most of their days spent in tree stands, out in the field or on the shooting range. To help demonstrate how […]

Tom Shaevsky – BeneSys Inc.

Est. reading time: 4 mins

For almost 45 years, the company has provided third-party administrative and software services for trust funds, especially those created under the Taft-Hartley Act to provide health insurance and retirement and other benefits to union labor. While it may be a niche business, BeneSys serves over 250 clients representing more than 500 trust funds and has […]

Shweta Patel – Pacific HealthWorks

Est. reading time: 4 mins

Shweta Patel’s workdays don’t require her to check patients’ blood pressure, inform them of test results, or consult them on treating a diagnosis. However, as general counsel for Pacific HealthWorks, which mostly manages hospital-based physician practices in Southern California, Hawaii and New Mexico, Patel constantly takes the organization’s pulse. Whether Patel is providing expertise in […]

Kati Brady – Radiology Partners

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Kati Brady isn’t selling herself short when she refers to herself and her colleagues in corporate labor and employment law as glorified human resources personnel. On the contrary, she’s emphasizing just how essential the human element is in advancing an enterprise. “One of the most important things for a labor and employment attorney to do […]

Honda South America – Fernanda Platero

Est. reading time: 4 mins

While empowering women is as much sound business practice as socially responsible, Fernanda Platero has an interesting take on why it’s even more important in the South American automotive industry. “Here in Brazil, when a family buys a car, usually it’s the mother who decides which car to buy,” she says. “When you think about […]

Jembaa Mai – Wind River Systems

Est. reading time: 4 mins

For over two decades Jembaa Mai has practiced law, and in the past few years she has noticed the mergers and acquisition landscape has evolved dramatically. “It has been undeniably impacted by the geopolitical environment, such as increased activity and scrutiny from government regulators in the United States and across the globe,” she tells Vanguard. […]

Philip Luppino Jr. – Aucera (DialAmerica)

Est. reading time: 5 mins

Philip Luppino Jr. keeps busy as he nears his first anniversary as general counsel of the company whose origins go back to the establishment of one of the nation’s first-ever telemarketing call centers in 1957. Much has changed on the telemarketing front in the last 66 years, and DialAmerica strives to stay ahead of the […]

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– Wade Poulson, General Counsel, Bob Baker Enterprises Inc.
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